South By Southwest Interactive News

Sunday Dec 21st, 2014

SXSW 2015 Interactive Workshops: Twelve Reasons Why You Should Attend

Written by Nanci Lancaster

In our most recent programming announcement SXSW Interactive included over ten NEW Workshops, bringing the total to 70 different Workshops for attendees to choose from in March.

If you are having some difficulty convincing your employer to send you to SXSW, then you should tell them about the...

Thursday Dec 18th, 2014

McDonald’s Showcasing Digital Chops at SXSW 2015

Written by SXSW Sponsors

By Atif Rafiq Chief Digital Officer, McDonald's

Since assuming the role of McDonald’s first-ever Chief Digital Officer, I’ve been asked many questions: Is there really a secret menu? Why did you leave Amazon to work for a burger company? But above all, what everyone seems to want to know...

Wednesday Dec 17th, 2014

Comedian James Adomian to Emcee 18th Annual Interactive Innovation Awards

Written by Aurora Blase

Comedian James Adomian will host the 18th annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards ceremony on Tuesday evening, March 17.

Adomian's memorable characters appear on screen, on stage and all over the podcast-o-sphere. Recent credits include Comedy Central's gut-busting hits like @Midnight, The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail, Drunk History and...

Tuesday Dec 16th, 2014

Sponsor The SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Finalists' Party

Written by Corinna Burford

Reach the Interactive community’s burgeoning leaders and innovators as sponsor of the Interactive Innovation Awards Finalists' Party.

This VIP reception celebrates the achievements of finalists from all 20 awards categories and allows them to mix and mingle with other high profile guests and members of the press....

Monday Dec 15th, 2014

Malcolm Gladwell Joins Bill Gurley for a SXSW Interactive Featured Session

Written by Jessica Cox

Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell joins Benchmark General Partner Bill Gurley for an engaging Featured Session at SXSW Interactive. Catch this talk Sunday March 15 from 12:30–1:30 pm in Exhibit Hall 5 of the Austin Convention Center.

Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer at The New Yorker...

Friday Dec 12th, 2014

Deadline for Gaming Award Entries Extended Through Sunday at 11:59PM

Written by Aurora Blase

Yep, that's right! 'Tis the season for giving, so we figured why not extend the deadline to enter your project for a chance to be part of the 2015 Gaming Awards ceremony through the weekend.

Whether you've already started to fill our the form or you're just getting your materials...

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